First UN Congress to Explore Ways to Use Geospatial Information to fight poverty and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
New York, 16 November– To advance the innovative use of new technologies in data collection and mapping for sustainable development, more than 1,500 representatives of governments, non-governmental organizations, academic and research institutions, industry, and [...]
Challenges remain in safeguarding the principles of a free and open internet, but agreement on multilateral and multidisciplinary approaches remain Paris, France, 14 November - The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) concluded today with a [...]
Views expressed at Internet Governance Forum suggest global internet challenges can only be confronted by strengthened international cooperation. Paris, France, 13 November- Increased global cooperation was a common thread in discussions around cyber [...]
Representatives from a broad range of interests, from governments to technology companies, focused on efforts to promote “digital growth” while overcoming many of the abuses of the internet as the thirteenth Internet Governance Forum opened today in Paris.
Internet Governance Forum Set to Explore Pathways to Harness New Technologies for Broader Prosperity
More than 3,000 participants, including high-level government officials, civil society leaders, private sector and internet policy experts, will gather in Paris, France, from 12 - 14 November to discuss international cooperation around issues such as fake news, the spread of disinformation, cybersecurity and privacy, big data, the Internet of Things, and their effects on society.
6 November – In collaboration with the Government of Egypt, the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will hold its 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP14) in Sharm el Sheikh, [...]